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Writes a number into cell.

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XL 5.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteDate"; bookRef; sheetIndex; Row; Column; Value { ; Format } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
bookRef The reference to the workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
sheetIndex The index of the sheet. This number ranges from 0 to XL.Book.SheetCount-1. 0
Row The row for the cell. First row has index 0. $row
Column The column for the cell. First column has index 0. $column
Value The new value to write. Get(CurrentTimeStamp)
Format The format for the cell. This is index from 0 to XL.GetFormatCount-1 in the book's list of formats. 0 Optional


Returns OK or error message.


Writes a number into cell.
You need to set format to a date format to show the date as date and not as number.


Write date value:

MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteDate"; $bookRef; 0; $row; 0; Get ( CurrentTimeStamp ))

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Created 6th February 2015, last changed 3th August 2022

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